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Tubik 2017. Bright Year in a Big Review

Tubik 2017 Year Review collecting top shots, projects, blog posts, news and memories of the productive year with the warmest greetings to all Tubik Blog readers.

Full of productive work and a wide variety of creative challenges, the year 2017 is almost over. For Tubik it was dynamic, bright, rich in meetings, shots, interesting projects, and non-stop professional growth. The company got bigger, more experienced, and diverse. And again, we start the new stage of our workflow remembering the most significant points of what has already been done, so today won’t be an exception. Let’s take a moment to turn back for a while and remember some outstanding things that marked the year 2017 for our team.

Keeping our active position on Dribbble, we published over 120 shots. Welcome to look through the set of top positions in the categories of UI/UX design, animation, branding, and illustration. 

Top Ten UI Shots

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Bright Vibe Calendar

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Financial Service Website

dating app landing page design

Dating App Landing Page

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Digital Agency Landing Page

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Big City Guide

home budget app mobile notifications screen

Home Budget App

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StarDust Biker Website

underwater world encyclopedia design

Underwater World Encyclopedia

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BeatSync Music Streaming App

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Homey App

 

Top Twenty Animated Shots

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Watering Tracker App

jewellery ecommerce app concept

Jewellery E-commerce App

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Loading Animation for iPhoneX

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Home Budget Dashboard Animation

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Tasty Burger App

 

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Californication Bus Animation

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Dance Academy Landing Page

cinema app interactions UI

Cinema App

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Upper App

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Upper App Landing Animation

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Business Card App

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The Gourmet Website

online bookshop design

Bookshop Website

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Car Stats Animation

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Mood Messenger Landing Page

Animated stickers mood messenger design tubik

Animated Stickers for Mood Messenger

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Navigation in UI

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Mobile Game Interactions

tubik photo app interactions

Photo App Interactions

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Menu Interactions Concept

 

Top Ten Illustration Shots

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Design Party

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Star Wars Fan Art Stickers

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Creative UX

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Creative Pumpkin

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Opera Video: Summer Heat Illustration

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Design in Progress

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Add the Color

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Building UI

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Business Teamwork

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Golden Ratio in UI Design

 

Top Five Branding Shots

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Binned Logo Animation

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Whizzly Logo Animation

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Reborn Business Cards

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LunnScape Branding

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ForceCop Logo

 

Top 5 Tubik Arts shots

This year we’ve shared a variety of game graphics and character concepts via our Tubik Arts page on Dribbble.

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Character Animation: Rubeus Hagrid

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Character Animation: Flickids Pirates

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Character Design: Sorceress Nagari

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Character Design: Orc Nazmordul

tubik arts Thorin character illustration

Character Design: Thorin Oakenshield

Top Ten Articles in Tubik Blog

The year melting away has been really fruitful for Tubik Blog: we shared around 100 articles and case studies with our readers and subscribers. Here’s the top ten of them (the extended list of the most popular articles can be found here).

Psychology in Design. Principles Helping to Understand Users: the post about general principles of psychology which can help designers know users better and create user-friendly web and mobile interfaces.

Best Practices for Website Header Design: the set of insights on the definition, structure, and composition of a website header as a strategic part of the website with a variety of examples and approaches.

UI/UX Design Glossary. Navigation Elements: another set of UI/UX Design Glossary, explaining terms in the field of user interface design. Focused on navigation elements: buttons, menus, switches, icons, etc.

Color Theory: Brief Guide For Designers: the article concentrated on the basics of color theory and color combinations in design. Learn more about the color wheel, RGB, CMYK and models of color harmony.

Color in Design: Influence on Users’ Actions: considerations devoted to the issue of using various colors in user interfaces and branding design, associations and the influence of color choice on user behavior.

: mobile applications evolve with user’s needs offering new functionality, still, there are screens common for many apps and they are the focus of this article.

Gestalt Theory for Efficient UX: Principle of Similarity: the article considering Gestalt theory application in interface design: this time it’s focused on similarity principle of effective content grouping in UI.

Gestalt Theory for UX Design: Principle of Proximity: the second post in the series devoted to applying Gestalt principles in design of user-friendly web and mobile interfaces, today about the principle of proximity.

How Human Memory Works: Tips for UX Designers: insights into the ways human memory works and the factors of its influence on UX design solutions for websites and mobile apps.

Information Architecture. Basics for Designers: the article providing insights into the basics of information architecture for designers and setting the link between IA, UX and UI for websites and applications.

most popular design articles in tubik-blog

 

Top Six Tubik News

 

Upper App Launch

At the beginning of 2017, following the successful launch of Toonie Alarm, Tubik team we rolled out another iOS application for everyday use called Upper App. It is a simple and elegant to-do list designed in minimalistic manned and aimed at easy task tracking. The application got itself the App of the Day on Product Hunt and once again allowed us to go through all the process from the initial idea of the product to branding, design, development, and marketing of our own product. No doubt, this kind of experience was highly helpful for our work on the outsourcing project.

upper app UI design case-study

tubik.arts launch

 

One more big news was establishing tubik.arts department focused on creating CG, characters and environment for various games, book illustrations, and complex motion design.

tubik arts cg orc nazmordul_animation

 

Behance Portfolio Reviews

 

In 2017 Tubik hosted Behance Portfolio Reviews events twice in Dnipro, Ukraine. These creative meetups let the local design community get one more platform for communication on professional issues and allowed novice designers to get useful tips and recommendations from experts.

behance portfolio dnipro reviews

behance portfolio dnipro reviews

behance portfolio dnipro reviews

Full Cycle for Product Creation

This year our team has grown to add not only the designers but also web and mobile developers, therefore the range of services which we can offer to our clients has broadened significantly. At the moment we are able to accomplish the creation of any digital product from scratch. Research, branding, graphic design, UI/UX design, motion design, and video production, iOS, front-end, and back-end development as well as copywriting for slogans and brand names – in 2017 we successfully dealt with all those positions and even more custom ones.

Tubik Academy

 

The year has also been marked with the first group of UI/UX designers who have completed the intensive course of UI/UX design in Tubik Academy – and two of them are already going through their internship in the studio.

tubik academy ui-ux-designers

 

Problem-Solving Web Design – Free Ebook

 

In 2017 we shared one more issue of Tubik Magazine: a free ebook Problem-Solving Web Design devoted to design of user-friendly and goal-oriented websites and landing pages.

problem-solving-web-design-free-book

Bright moments of work, rest, and creative search were traditionally shared with our followers on the studio Instagram page. And as usual, we also didn’t miss the chance to share our ideas, news, tips, and experience via Medium and Quora at which we got the positions of top writers in the domains devoted to design. Also, we kept everyone updated with studio news via TwitterFacebook, and Flipboard.

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Even this quite concise review makes obvious that 2017 was full of everything for us. And we are ready for new challenges, perspectives, and projects which will definitely open many new unforgettable creative pages.

Warm greetings for everyone from the Tubik team, we wish you the amazing and successful year 2018!


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